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Body of water varying in size and completely surrounded by land.
lake artificial lake oasis oxbow lake glacial lake volcanic lake tectonic lake

artificial lake click to hear

Lake created when a dam is built on a watercourse.

oasis click to hear

Desert zone made fertile by the presence of underground or surface water.

oxbow lake click to hear

Crescent-shaped lake formed when a river changes course by flowing across the neck of the oxbow.

glacial lake click to hear

Lake that fills a basin dug out by a glacier, whose meltwater then forms the lake.

volcanic lake click to hear

Lake that fills the crater of an extinct volcano.

tectonic lake click to hear

Lake that occupies a natural basin resulting from a collapse of the Earth’s crust.